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Elden Ring Build Guide 2024 – Top 20 Overpowered DLC Builds

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Elden Ring DLC - Shadow of the Erdtree will come on June 21, 2024, and will introduce a variety of powerful new builds. Players can blend new weapons, spells, and strategies for both PvE and PvP scenarios and use these builds to conquer the game's challenges. These top builds offer a variety of playstyles to suit any Tarnished looking to dominate the Lands Between.

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1. Star Fist Build

A build that utilizes the Star Fist weapon, which scales with strength and faith. It's perfect for players who enjoy a brawler playstyle with celestial magic.


2. Gargoyle's Twinblade Build

This build combines the raw power of strength with the bleed effect, making it lethal in both PvE and PvP. The Game IconGargoyle's Twinblade, when paired with the Seppuku skill and blood-boosting talismans, can quickly stack blood loss on opponents, leading to massive damage.


3. The Occult Cross-Naginata Build

This build is designed for high-level characters and focuses on dexterity and arcane stats.


4. Faith Divergent (Pyromancer and Lightning) Build

A versatile build that allows players to switch between pyromancy and lightning-based attacks. The Game IconBlasphemous Blade andGame IconDragon Communion Seal are central to this build, offering powerful fire and lightning incantations, respectively.


5. Haima Sorcery Build

Ideal for players who enjoy a mix of intelligence and strength. The Haima Crusader weapon, along with potent sorceries, makes this build a force to be reckoned with.

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6. Spiked Palisade Shield Build

This build turns the Spiked Palisade Shield into a lethal weapon, focusing on strength and endurance to withstand enemy attacks while dealing damage.


7. Pickaxe Build

A unique build that focuses on the Pickaxe weapon, known for its high poise damage and ability to stagger enemies. This build is especially effective against armored foes.


8. Midnight Mage Build

This build emphasizes dark sorceries and is perfect for players who want to harness the power of the night. It's particularly effective in areas with dark-affinity enemies.

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9. Oni Omenkiller Build

Inspired by the fearsome Oni enemies, this build utilizes heavy weapons and armor to decimate foes with brute force.


10. Ringed Finger Build

A unique build that uses the Ringed Finger weapon, which scales with arcane and offers a mix of physical and magical damage.


11. Great Mace Build

This build is for players who prefer heavy weapons. The Great Mace offers tremendous damage and can stagger enemies easily, making it a formidable choice.


12. Haligtree High Guard Build

A defensive build that focuses on the Greatshield of Haligtree. It allows players to absorb massive amounts of damage while retaliating with counterattacks.

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13. Vampiric Crusader Build

This build leverages life-steal weapons and skills to maintain high survivability. It's a great choice for solo players who face long battles without support.


14. Venomous Fang Build

A build that focuses on poison and toxic attacks to whittle down enemies over time. It's particularly effective in drawn-out fights where sustained damage is key.


15. Blood Executioner

A build that revolves around the Bloodflame Blade and other bleed-inducing weapons. It's designed to execute enemies swiftly with a barrage of bleeding effects.

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16. Erdtree's Staff Hybrid Build

A strength/faith hybrid focuses on both melee and casting capabilities, balanced for mobility and tankiness​​.


17. Dual Curved Swords Build

Emphasizes rapid strikes with Seppuku and bleed talismans to maximize damage and status effects​​


18. Frozen Needle & Antspur Rapier Build

Focuses on dual status effect damage with frost and flame, utilizing high dex/arcane stats for increased buildup​​.


19. Dimounters Build

Strength and arcane focused, using an occult affinity for bleed buildup, with heavy weapons that benefit from jump attacks and status talismans​.


20. Regalia of Eochaid Build

A dex/arcane setup maximizes the potential of specific weapons for a balanced approach to melee and magic​​.


Each of these builds offers a unique approach to gameplay, allowing players to tailor their character to their preferred playstyle. Whether you enjoy casting spells from afar, engaging in close-quarters combat, or employing status effects to gain an advantage, there's a build for you in the "Shadow of the Erdtree" DLC.


Remember, the effectiveness of a build can vary based on individual skill, playstyle, and the specific challenges you face. It's always a good idea to experiment with different equipment and skills to find the combination that works best for you. Happy building, Tarnished!



Related Links:

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